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Andrew, Meet Adversity

The lousy play of its franchise quarterback resulted in Indy firing offensive coordinator Pep Hamilton. Can Andrew Luck turn around the Colts now? Plus, notes on the Titans whacking Wiz, the Browns’ non-trade and reader email

#Chuckstrong Gone Wrong

Three years ago Indianapolis rallied around cancer-stricken coach Chuck Pagano as the Colts made a surprise run to the playoffs. Now the good vibes have been replaced by turmoil, and the community is left wondering what to think of the man who once inspired them


Calm Cam and the Indy Dolts

An inexplicable play call by Indianapolis against New England competed with a defining moment for Cam Newton and the unbeaten Panthers for top billing on a busy sixth Sunday of the NFL season. Plus the rebirth of the Dolphins defense, a Deflategate postscript, Week 6 awards and more

The Best Buy in Football

At a third of the price of an elite quarterback, a good coach is the wisest expenditure in the salary cap era, and the best way to gain a long-term competitive edge. Plus, thoughts on Adrian Peterson and NFL gambling

Bruce Arians: ‘Have Fun! Throw It!’

The NFL’s midseason frontrunner for coach of the year on his football life, getting fired in Pittsburgh, babysitting Tiki and Ronde, and lessons learned from Bear Bryant, Peyton Manning and Wally Pipp

Questioning the Practice

The 2011 CBA was negotiated to reduce mileage on players in the offseason. Coaches hate it, players want access to the facilities, but the time away may make teams better ... plus, a ChuckStrong update and Greg Hardy’s legal woes

Don’t Sleep on Indy

While the Pats and Broncos steal the headlines, the Colts added a potential impact player in Hakeem Nicks to a lineup that should be getting healthier and better in Year 3 of Andrew Luck

What a Difference a Coach Makes

Good coaching has always been important in the NFL. But 2013, more than ever, has emphasized how the man running the sideline can revive—or destroy—a team

A Colt Special

Indy GM Ryan Grigson on last weekend’s 20-point win at San Francisco, getting Trent Richardson up to speed and using scouts as foreign correspondents

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